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3D Printing Industry Achieves $6B in H1 of 2022

SmarTech Analysis, the leading research firm for the 3D printing industry, has just released its market data for Q2 2022. According to its research, the additive manufacturing (AM) sector achieved…

Mitsubishi Spinout and Roland DG Launch Binder Jet 3D Printing Joint Venture in China

The binder jetting space is starting to pick up steam, thanks to attention from HP and Desktop Metal. At the same time, Japanese firms are becoming increasingly active in a…

Kevton Technologies Buys Seven Sapphire 3D Printers From Velo3D

Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) sold seven Sapphire 3D printers to Kevton Industries subsidiary Kevton Technologies, a Houston-based emerging leader in precision component manufacturing. Announced during the IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show)…

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Nikon Invests in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, Signaling 3D Printing Boom

Japanese imaging manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) is laser-focused on revolutionizing digital manufacturing. As part of its strategy, the company has already acquired majority ownership of El Segundo, California’s Morf3D…

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3D Systems Spins off Bioprinting Startup Systemic Bio

After venturing deeply into the bioprinting space, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is shifting gears by spinning out its assets in this sector into a new, wholly owned company: Systemic Bio….

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Interview: Materialise Acquires Identify3D to Bring Security to 3D Printing Software

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has bought additive manufacturing (AM) software firm Identify3D and will integrate its security features into its own recently launched CO-AM platform. The company hopes that it will…

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Desktop Metal CEO Weighs in Weathering the 3D Printing Industry’s Financial Turbulence

After a year of rapid growth, consolidation, and mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC), the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is now undergoing some financial tumult. Several firms that were…

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Examining the Best Opportunities in Polymer 3D Printing via Opportunity Factor Analysis

At this point, everybody knows that the additive manufacturing (AM) market (as well as many other industries) went through a rapid evolution brought on by the onset of the COVID-19…

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Nikon Shakes up Metal 3D Printing with Bid to Buy SLM Solutions

Japanese lithography, scanning and camera firm Nikon (TYO: 7731) is set to acquire metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D). The Japanese firm has bid a premium of 83.7%…

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Markforged Completes Digital Metal Acquisition: Enters Binder Jet Metal 3D Printing

This article, originally published in July 2022, has been updated as of August 31, 2022 to discuss news of Markforged’s successful acquisition of Digital Metal. In a surprising upset for…

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GE Trades 3D Printed Generator Tech for Stake in EV Startup Hyliion

General Electric (GE) announced that the company has sold generator technology developed by the company’s additive manufacturing (AM) division, GE Additive, to electric vehicle (EV) startup, Hyliion Holdings Corporation. The…

US Air Force Funds Blue Laser Firm NUBURU to Make 100X Speed Metal 3D Printer

Blue laser specialist NUBURU is quickly increasing its foothold in the additive manufacturing (AM) space. In addition to receiving a series of patents and establishing a partnership for copper 3D…

3D Printing Financials: SLM Solutions Posts Record Q2 Revenue with Rolls-Royce Buying More Metal 3D Printers

SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D) released its earnings report for the first half of 2022, including record-breaking revenue for the company’s second quarter and the first half of the year, as…

3D Printing Financials: voxeljet Revenue Beat Estimates, Remains Unprofitable

Binder jetting technology manufacturer voxeljet (NASDAQ: VJET) posted its earnings report for the year’s second quarter and beat analysts’ forecasts. The Germany-headquartered company said total revenues for the second quarter…

3D Printer OEM Markforged Delivers Mixed Results in Q2 2022, Stock Falls

Following the surprising buyout offer of $32 million to buy binder jetting technology manufacturer Digital Metal, Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) delivered mixed earnings for its second quarter of 2022. The company…

Voxeljet to Sell and Leaseback its German 3D Printing HQ

It was a rough start to the year for voxeljet (NASDAQ: VJET). During the first quarter of 2022, the German manufacturer of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services…

“We Have Limitless Opportunities to Fuel Growth” Says Randy Altschuler after Xometry’s Q2 Earnings

The last few years have been rough for the capital market. Between the Covid-related economic slowdown, inflation’s impact on stock returns, and an ongoing war in Ukraine, the stock market…

Metal 3D Printing Firm Velo3D Announces Impressive Q2 Earnings

US financial markets appear to be in a state of limbo. For one thing, there are few clear opinions circulating concerning the question as to whether the American economy is,…

MedTech Giant Stryker Opens New Metal 3D Printing Facility

A leader in additively manufactured medical innovations, Stryker (NYSE: SYK) inaugurated a 156,000-square-foot facility in Ireland, where it plans to incorporate 600 high-tech jobs. The 80-year-old med-tech giant said the…

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What a Market Dip Means for 3D Printing Consolidation

So far, startups in 3D printing have mainly consisted of bootstrapped firms aiming for profitability, control over their own futures, and long-term growth. We have comparatively few turbocharged, venture capital…

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3D Systems Buys High-Speed 3D Printing Firm dp polar

The 3D printing mergers and acquisitions continue apace. On the heels of Markforged’s buyout of Digital Metal and Nano Dimension’s 12 percent purchase of Stratasys, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has…

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Covestro Sells 3D Printing Unit to Stratasys

Covestro (FWB: 1COV) has sold its 3D printing business to Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) for €43 million. Additionally, there is a possible earn out of €37 million. This is rather unexpected….

ORNL and IperionX Team to Explore 3D Printing Parts with Low-Cost Titanium

Titanium remains the most popular material in metal 3D printing. However, it’s also the most expensive. IperionX (NASDAQ: IPX, ASX: IPX) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seek to change…

$43M to Drive Tiny 3D Printing Tech for Boston Micro Fabrication

Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF) has closed a Series C round of funding totaling $43 million, led by Shenzhen Capital Group Co., Ltd. (SCGC). This large infusion of capital will allow…